A riddle, presented to Archie Bunker in the television show All in the Family, left me befuddled as a child in the 1970s. What’s your answer?
Leaders deliver results through others. How leaders work with teams, peers, direct reports, and bosses is key to driving business outcomes. Business simulations that use characters to explore how leaders interact with others create powerful opportunities for actionable learning. Intentionally building characters into a business simulation experience helps leaders practice the various types of employee development interactions that they see and encounter in the real world.
We here at Insight Experience have an extra skip in our step these days, because we are thrilled to be included in Inc. magazine’s list of “Best Workplaces 2021”. This award recognizes and honors 429 companies that “did the most to support their employees and keep them engaged through a turbulent year.”[i] Insight Experience is proud to be named one of those companies “that make work worth it.”
Leaders of all levels are faced with a daily decision: to delegate or not to delegate. The temptation to complete work without spending the additional time to communicate, coach, and supervise others is real. Delegation remains the key to unlocking two critical aspects of both leadership and teamwork — more time for you to lead strategically and new and exciting career paths for your employees.
Senior leaders know all too well the unrelenting demands on their time – from one-on-one meetings, to direct report meetings, to public speaking events, to strategy sessions, to finance sessions, to HR issues, to legal issues, to board meetings … the list goes on.
The transition to virtual work in 2020 was a grand and, for many companies, a successful working experiment. Now we are about to engage in another grand experiment: the transition to hybrid work.
March is Women’s History Month and we recently celebrated International Women’s Day. At Insight Experience, we want to recognize all the hardworking mothers and their contributions at home and in the office. Our very own Ashley Perry explains the leadership lessons of being mother.